By IMB Staff RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — International Mission Board President David Platt invites pastors, church leaders, and members to be part of an IMB-hosted live stream event Oct. 27, 3 p.m. EDT, to discuss the organization’s present challenges and future vision. The hour-long online video forum will provide a way to dialogue as participants ask […]
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Anniversaries Boynton Baptist Church in Ringgold observed Keith McLeod’s 20th anniversary as senior pastor this month. In addition, the church celebrated its 131st homecoming on Oct. 4 with Johnny Pierce as guest speaker. Deaths Roy Michael Rainey, Jr., 52, of St. Marys, died Sept. 28. Rainey had been the pianist/keyboardist for Point Peter Baptist Church […]
The commissioning of Steven Echols as president at Brewton-Parker College reflects an upward trend for the south Georgia school.
MARIETTA — Roswell Street Baptist Church will host the 194th annual meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention Nov. 9-10 in the Atlanta suburb. Keith and Kristyn Getty of Nashville will reprise their role as special music guests for the opening session that begins at 6 p.m. on Monday night. Click here for the link […]
Dr. J. Robert White, executive director of the Georgia Baptist Convention, Jon Duncan, state missionary in Music and Worship Ministries for the GBC, and the Sons of Jubal are ministering to thousands of people in Jerusalem and Israel. The video provided here illustrates the essence of what they are doing to touch the people of Israel with the message of Christ, the Messiah. Pray for God to continue to use them for His glory.
Encourage your church to use the following Mission Georgia Moment before the morning worship offering is collected, as part of a Sunday School opening comment, or in a Small Group or WMU meeting. Each entry is not time-sensitive and can be used on any Sunday of the year. October 11 Nearly 900 church treasurers […]
By Lisa Cannon Green NASHVILLE (BP) — Life didn’t just happen, most Americans say – and a surprising number of nonreligious people agree, a newly released study says. More than 4 in 10 of the nonreligious believe physics and humanity point to a creator, LifeWay Research finds. A third say human morality indicates a creator who defines […]
Honors Ordinations Chris McCorkle was recently ordained as a deacon at First Baptist Church in Warrenton. His father Jack, a deacon of Calvary Baptist in Dearing, offered the ordination prayer. Bobby Lunsford was ordained as a deacon on Sept. 20 at Fairview Baptist Church in Rossville. Retirements Jim Elliott (Altamaha and New Sunbury associations) and […]
WARNING: The water and mud in your house was filled with all kind of bacteria. You must protect eyes, mouth, and nose. A small scratch can become easily infected unless you treat it at once. Preparation: In order to avoid the above mentioned risk, do the following before you begin: Keep ventilation in house (doors and windows open) while […]
ROME — Shorter University has received a $1,000,000 gift to establish the Joan Alden Speidel Chair in English at the University. The late William Chase Speidel established the estate gift to honor his wife, Joan Alden Speidel, a 1957 graduate of Shorter. Mrs. Speidel passed away in July of this year. “We are deeply grateful to […]